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Irish IoT start-up Davra receives funding from European Space Agency

Davra was one of three Irish companies awarded a share of €1.5m in co-funding from the European Space Agency. Irish IoT start-up Davra was recently awarded funding from the European Space Agency (ESA) Centre for Earth Observation. The Dublin-based company secured 50pc co-funding for a €570,000 project to develop an integrated satellite and distributed ground …

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Hubble Space Telescope Gets Close-Up View of Not-So-‘Dead’ Galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope took a close-up view of Messier 110, a neighboring galaxy that is home to a population of young, blue stars. (Photo Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA, L. Ferrarese et al.) Messier 110, a neighboring galaxy of the Milky Way, may not look as dazzling as other celestial sights, but the …

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ESA Satellite Avoids Potential Collision With SpaceX Starlink Internet Craft

A European Space Agency (ESA) satellite conducted a critical maneuver on Monday to ensure that it did not hit one of SpaceX’s Starlink internet crafts. On Sept. 2, the ESA’s Aeolus satellite elevated its orbit to safely pass over Starlink 44, an important internet satellite part of SpaceX’s “Starlink” megaconstellation, Space.com reported. ESA officials confirmed …

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European Space Agency’s ExoMars Rover Constructed and Ready

NASA’s Mars 2020 mission isn’t the only the rover headed to the red planet — the European Space Agency also has the ExoMars project to send its own rover there. Recently, construction was completed on the ExoMars rover and soon it will be ready for launch next year. The last step is the assembly process …

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